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PORTAGE, MI — The man shot and killed by Kalamazoo-area police Thursday was wanted on a warrant and was considered "possibly violent and armed," Michigan State Police Lt. Dale Hinz said. The man was seen holding a "high-capacity, military-type weapon" while he was the passenger in a vehicle being chased by police, Hinz said. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Michigan State Police permission to fly a drone anywhere in the state for law enforcement purposes. The FAA gave the greenlight after a two-day visit to Michigan last month to review the program and safety procedures. (Detroit Free Press)

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A massive accident on I-94 in January raised new concerns about how safety of the highway. 

Stretch runs between Mattawan and Watervliet

State Police say technology should reduce time to survey major crashes like one on I-94 near Kalamazoo earlier this month

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